Statement by MLK on Perjury Charges

Abstract

Dr. King addresses his indictment for perjury supposedly related to improperly filed Alabama state tax returns. He points out that the tax auditor who assured him that his returns were accurate is the person bringing the charges. He proposes a group of distinguished citizens to review his books and report their findings and concludes by stating that his conscience is clear.

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Statement by MLK on Perjury Charges
Wednesday, February 17, 1960
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English

Transcript

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